Carla Freund, Carolina Life RealEstate & Relocation 919-602-8489 (Keller Williams Preferred Realty)

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Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
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The only reduction here in Charlotte is with the builders. The counties have put restrictions on the number of sales per development in much of our area.

One of my clients recently had to stand in line (figuratively) for a month to be one of the next month's TEN buyers who could purchase in the community that month. The builder had already reached their limit for the month we were in. It's crazy!

May 26, 2021 06:54 AM
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Fred Griffin Florida Real Estate
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
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    I have not been in Tallahassee in several weeks; when I left there the market was booming. 

     This past Sunday, I spoke with a mortgage lender from Wilmington, North Carolina.  She said that she has "never been so busy".  She joked that she has to schedule an appointment for lunch with her husband or she won't get to see him.   

     Then yesterday, I talked with a surveyor here in Sunset, South Carolina.  He said, "I can't take on any new business... we are backed up for months". 

     I get those sentiments from everyone in the real estate business.  We are living in unprecedented times! 

May 26, 2021 06:28 AM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
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Lack of inventory only in my market. Sales are strong and sales prices are unprecedented. 

May 26, 2021 08:17 AM
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John Juarez
The Medford Real Estate Team - Fremont, CA
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The only constraint on sales is the lack of inventory. Sales continue to be strong.

May 26, 2021 08:03 AM
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Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
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The two states and 8 or so counties I work in regularly are all increasing in sales. The only drop in sales I've seen was in new construction as many builders are holding back right now. Lack of listings could definitely slow down closed sales in my market.

May 26, 2021 06:26 AM
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Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

We are seeing increasing listings slowly, but our sales in April was 48% over last year.   We were shut down last year for about 8 weeks due to COVID, but are up 800 more listings over April of 2019.

May 26, 2021 06:24 AM
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Doug Dawes
KW Evolution - Topsfield, MA - Georgetown, MA
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We've been pretty active. Have begun to see agreed on prices and appraisal gap. 

May 26, 2021 09:17 AM
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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Carla - maybe they are referencing "units".  Context makes a difference as well as other factors.

May 26, 2021 07:25 AM
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Buzz Mackintosh
Mackintosh REALTORS - Frederick, MD
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Our market has limited inventory, most builders are quoting a 22 month +/- delivery time which puts all the stress on the resale market. I don't see it slowing anytime soon unless interest rates sky rocket and push Buyers out of the market.

May 26, 2021 09:17 AM
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

Many people opinionate about Real Estate but I make the final determinations...Market is jogging along, appreication is unleashed, supply & demand healthy...History in the making as this is a true cycle

May 26, 2021 05:35 AM
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Susie Kay
Ultra Real Estate Dallas Fort Worth - Plano, TX
North Dallas Specialist

It's not happening here Carla Freund .  In fact, some builders are now letting buyers bid on their homes as well.  Usually builders have a set price and a buyer will make an offer and the home is off the market.  No more.

May 27, 2021 09:05 AM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
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Carla,

Consider the source, they report whatever will sell ads.  They reported on a fire here calling a wildfire, whereas in fact it was arson, and it was put out immediately.  Our friends who were in the Bahamas had the impression that the whole city was under evacuation...A

May 26, 2021 01:10 PM
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Chris Ann Cleland
Long and Foster REALTORS®, Gainesville, VA - Bristow, VA
Associate Broker, Bristow, VA

I hear agents in our market talking about a slow down, but I'm not seeing it personally.  Seems to be pockets where things are leveling out, but very specific areas.  The majority of the market is still on fire.  Hoping summer vacations are going to chill it out.

May 26, 2021 10:37 AM
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Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
& Host of Postcards From Success Podcast

NO, in fact I broke personal records in my business. I just closed two last week on Tues and Fri. I believe we're in for a summer slow down due to travel bans lifting and cabin fevered Americans wantng to get out and travel where and how they can. I know many going to Mexico. I think that will affect our summer sales.

May 26, 2021 10:15 AM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Downtown Chicago has never followed the crowd! It has been in the tank while the rest of the country was out of control. Now it is emerging!

May 27, 2021 04:32 AM
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Steve Higgins
RE/MAX Kelowna - Kelowna, BC

Our market was hot in April everything was selling and most with multiple offers. I can see numbers being down if there aren't the homes on the market. We are starting to see that listings have slowed down due to the fact those selling aren't able to find the homes they want at the price they are willing to pay.

May 26, 2021 06:05 PM
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Anna Banana Kruchten CRS, CRB, Phoenix Broker
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Slightly but only because inventory is so low.  About 4500 'all typed of homes' in the entire Phoenix metro area are active. Builders are having to slow down due to crazy high costs of wood etc.

May 26, 2021 01:53 PM
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Michael J. Perry
KW Elite - Lancaster, PA
Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist

They would be dropping only because there’s not enough Inventory to sell ( scarcity is holding back mucho sales !!!

May 27, 2021 07:17 AM
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Ernie Steele
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Homesale Realty - Lebanon, PA
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No inventory to speak of... I'm in a small county in SE Pennsylvania... 140,000+ total population... I just checked the MLS prior to writing this response...93 ACTIVE listings including new builds...200+ frustrated agents fighting to get a contract accepted by anyone...Everything being waived... There's going to be some very sorry buyers down the road...BUT, the sellers are ecstatic! 

May 27, 2021 04:09 AM
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Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
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we have seen a slow down, but it is from lack of inventory

May 26, 2021 02:57 PM
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Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg Real Estate

In Chicago suburbs, everything is up! We'd have more sales if there were more homes.

May 27, 2021 12:46 PM